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Sea view 2 bedroom apartment in Sao Martinho Do Porto with pools, tennis & squash court and Wi-Fi.

2 Bedrooms |  Sleeps 4

From £ 259 Per Week

Apartment - Self Catering

Highlights...

  • 3 Swimming Pools

  • Private Balcony and Terrace

  • Free Wi-Fi from communal area

  • Spectacular Sea Views

  • On-site Leisure Facilities

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Outstanding 2-bedroom property with superb views of the majestic Atlantic Ocean and serene Sao Martinho bay.

 

This fantastic apartment is well located in one of the area’s finest developments. The magnificent hillside setting offers majestic views over the both rugged Atlantic coastline and the serene bay of Sao Martinho. Facilities at the resort perfectly suited to family holidays. This splendid resort offers three outdoor swimming to help you cool off from the glorious Portuguese sunshine. Children adore the mini golf course and get plenty of use from the basketball hoops, tennis court and ping pong table. Parents prefer the gym and squash courts, or simply relaxing with a drink at the bar. Complimentary wireless broadband is available in the communal areas.

 

 

The apartment has been presented with a vibrant colour scheme and the interior design is eye-catching and stylish. The spacious lounge is alrge enough to include a cosy dining area and features patio access to the extensive sun terrace. Both bedrooms are well sized and feature a double bed and twin beds, allowing up to 4 guests to sleep comfortably. The master bedroom also has patio access. The inclusion of a jacuzzi bath in the bathroom is just one of the many indicators that this lovely property has been designed and finished to the highest of standards.

 

Distances
Airport100 km
Beach1 km
Nearest Railway2.5 km
Bar0.1 km
Restaurant1 km
Location
Supermarket2 km
Golf Course40 km
Ferry Port880 km
Motor Way6 km
Night Club2 km
How to get there

By plane

 

We recommend international travellers fly into Lisbon airport. A number of airlines (including budget airlines) fly direct to Lisbon from all major European destinations. You can find and compare flight prices at http://www.skyscanner.net or download their app for your android or apple device. Alternatively you can fly to Oporto (2.5 hour drive) or Faro (3.5 hour drive).

 

By Road from Lisbon

 

Sao Martinho do Porto is an easy 1 hour drive from the airport on the A8. Taxis and transfers are available (around € 75-100), as well as a number of car hire options. We will provide detailed directions for your car journey. 

 

By train from UK to Lisbon

 

For Lisbon you can take the 10:23am Eurostar from London to Paris and then the 15:50 TGV service to Irún on the Spanish border. Then connect with the 22:00 overnight Sud Express to Lisbon which arrives at 11:03am the following day. The cheapest return fare is about £209 and can be booked through Spanish Rail (020 7725 7063). Please check timings as they may have changed. For information about travelling to Portugal by train, we recommend this excellent website: www.seat61.com

 

From Lisbon to Sao Martinho do Porto by public transport

 

Coaches to Sao Martinho do Porto run several times a day from Lisbon’s Sete Rios coach terminal and the journey time is around 90 minutes. The coach station is a short taxi ride away from the airport (around € 15). Coach information and ticket sales are available at www.rede-expressos.pt

 

By boat from UK to Santander

 

Santander is 880km (7.5 hour drive) away from Sao Martinho do Porto on the Northern coast of Spain. It is served by 8 weekly crossings from the UK ports of Plymouth, Portsmouth and Poole. Crossings take between 20-24 hours and prices can vary considerably. http://www.aferry.co.uk has details of prices and timetables.

About the area

The beautiful town of Sao Martinho Do Porto is built around a beautiful bay naturally shaped by the sea to form a perfect shell. Making the most of the view of the bay a string of cafes and restaurants have emerged offering a diverse range of food and drink.

 

The majority of the restaurants you’ll come across will be traditional Portuguese restaurants specialising in Seafood. Portugal has a superb tradition for fresh fish and shellfish and typically the dishes are reasonably simple making the fresh seafood the feature of the meal. Many traditional restaurants will serve dishes known as Cataplanas. These dishes vary considerably depending on the restaurant but they are delicious and include a variety of seafood cooked with onions and tomatoes to make an extremely tasty casserole. Another traditional dish to look out for is pork with clams.

 

At lunchtime a number of restaurants serve a Prato do dia, this is the ‘dish of the day’ but it may be up to three courses. These dishes are typically very good value.

 

Of particular note are the following restaurants: 

 

A CASA –  serves typical Portuguese food with an emphasis on good quality, fresh seafood. 

 

O'FAROL - this restaurant enjoys superb views over the bay. Serving typical Portuguese food, this restaurant is excellent for seafood. 

 

CARVALHO – a good Portuguese menu with some nice dishes. Typically prices are reasonable and the food is good. Well worth visiting for a lunch in particular. 

 

PORTOBELLO - an Italian restaurant that offers good food at reasonable prices. With a wide range on offer, the pizzas in particular are excellent. 

 

ROYAL MARINHO - a Swiss chef offers a diverse range of dishes which vary throughout the year. Dishes can include Swiss fondue in the winter and French classics such as Chateaubriand.

 

PESCA NO PRATO -  An excellent choice of restaurant for traditional Portuguese food with an emphasis on fresh seafood.

 

Although alcohol is served in all of the many cafes surrounding the bay of Sao Martinho, the two specialist bars in Sao Martinho are Pato Bravo and The Status Bar. Both bars offer nice environments to enjoy a drink and they continue serving until the early morning. Pato Bravo has a beautiful central view over the bay. The Status Bar is found next to the Atlantico hotel just behind the children's play area on the bay. 


Also well worth a visit is the Hotel Palace do Capitao, a stunning historic building overlooking the bay. Enjoy afternoon tea in a beautiful environment.

   

Supermarkets

 

For a large supermarket get on the main road out of Sao Martinho (R. Gen. Carmona), Just before you get to the junction to join the N242 (the road you would use to get to Nazare) you will see a large supermarket (Intermarché) on your right-hand side. It’s about 10 mins walk from the centre of Sao Martinho Do Porto.

 

Golf

 

There are 2 excellent golf courses within easy reach of Sao Martinho:

 

The Praia del Rey is the best known of the local courses, it is ranked as the 13th best golf course in Europe. The course is located approximately 40 mins drive from Sao Martinho.

 

The Golden Eagle golf course is also very popular and it is located in a very peaceful setting approximately 40 minutes drive from Sao Martinho. 

 

Locality

 

Given the location of Sao Martinho do Porto it suits those wanting to relax on a beach as well as those wanting to soak up some of the wide ranging cultural heritage of the Silver Coast. There is a vast wealth of history and culture in the area and there are many beautiful and picturesque towns too. Below are just some of the many suggestions for a day out in the Silver Coast: 

 

The neighbouring town Nazaré, a charming old fishing town is 10km away.

 

The beautiful medieval borough Óbidos (20 km), 

 

Foz D'Arelho with the stunning Obidos Lagoon is 10km.

 

The historic town Alcobaca with the famous monastery is 15km.

 

Peniche, famous for surfing and the renowned 'supertubos' wave is 40km. From here you can catch a boat to the Berlengas Islands - a nature reserve.

 

Lisbon is 100km.

 

The UNESCO world heritage site Sintra with 2 palaces is 90km.

 

The Gothic city Santarém and the museum house of Alpiarça is 70 km

 

The palace, the church and the convent of Mafra is 90 km.

 

Also visit the basilica and the convent of Batalha from the 14th century. The pilgrimage destination Fátima (50 km), the castles of Leiria and Porto do Mos. The University City Coïmbra (100 km), the convent of the tempeliers in Tomar, etc.

 

Beaches

 

There are huge stretches of magnificent beaches the length of Portugal; you will have no shortage of beautiful beaches to choose from during your stay. That said, please be aware that there are very powerful waves and currents along the Atlantic coast so it is best to be careful when choosing a beach to spend your day. The beach around Sao Martinho is very safe as the waters are sheltered and calm, the same is true of the beaches around the Obidos lagoon that is located 15-minutes drive south of Sao Martinho. Particularly for families with young children we recommend that guests stick to these safe-bathing areas.

 

Between Sao Martinho and Nazaré (to the North) there is a stretch of beach called Salgado beach. There are very powerful and dangerous currents in the waters along this stretch of beach so we recommend that you avoid this beach all together.

 

 
 

Property Rates...

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Date from Date to Min stay Price / Week Note
June 16, 2016 September 15, 2016 5 Nights £558 Jun 16th - Sep 15th 2016
September 16, 2016 October 31, 2016 5 Nights £489 16 Sep - Oct 2016
November 1, 2016 April 30, 2017 5 Nights £259 Nov 2016 - Apr 2017
May 1, 2017 June 15, 2017 5 Nights £489 May - 15 June 2017
June 16, 2017 September 15, 2017 5 Nights £558 16 June - 15 Sept 2017
September 16, 2017 October 31, 2017 5 Nights £489 16 Sept - Oct 2017
November 1, 2017 April 30, 2018 5 Nights £259 Nov 2017 - April 2018
 
Notes On Rates...

Please note that an additional management charge of € 75 is applied to each holiday.

There is also a refundable security deposit required of € 100.

Christmas/New Year - Bookings of less than 1 week over this period will be charged for 1 week. and the security deposit increases to € 300.

This property is booked with a 20% deposit in addition to the security deposit with the balance paid on arrival.

From 15 September to 15 June gas consumption is charged at a rate of € 4.27 per KW hour.

Security Deposit: €100

*Management charge paid in advance

*The security deposit increases to €300 over the Christmas and New Year period

 
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